Korea is packed with plenty of fun things to do such as live music, fireworks, and water fights every Summer.

If you want to have some serious summer fun in Korea, make sure to check out these upcoming festivals in June & July!

  1. Pohang International Fireworks Festival
  2. Summer Spring Rooftop Party
  3. Coca-Cola K-Wave Concert Inkigayo
  4. Busan One Asia Festival (BOF)
  5. Gwanghwamun K-pop Concert & Jeollanamdo Tourism Expo
  6. Gangneung Danoje Festival
  7. League of Legends LCK Summer Regular Season Match – T1 Home Ground 
  8. Buyeo Seodong Lotus Flower Festival
  9. Water Bomb Festival
  10. Boryeong Mud Festival
  11. 2024 SBS Summer Gayo Daejeon
  12. Hwacheon Tomato Festival
  13. Gangwon-do East Sea Overnight Sunrise Party
  14. Gapyeong Water Park
  15. Siheung Wave Park & Sunset Yacht Tour
  16. Suncheon Bay International Garden Expo
  17. Bonghwa Euneo Festival

1. Pohang International Fireworks Festival

| Where: Yeongildae Beach, Pohang
| When: May 31~June 2, 2024

The Pohang International Fireworks Festival is one of South Korea’s most spectacular events, drawing crowds from across the country and around the world. Held annually in Pohang, a coastal city in the North Gyeongsang Province, this festival is renowned for its breathtaking fireworks displays, cultural performances, and festive atmosphere.

| How to Go: Join an overnight shuttle from Seoul or Busan, visit the famous Pohang Space Walk, and watch the world-class fireworks show!

2. Summer Spring Rooftop Party

| Where: Some Sevit Floating Island, Seoul
| When: June 1, 2024

Welcome the summer with a fun night of partying on the rooftop of the Han River’s Floating Island! In early June, the best season to enjoy the Han River, gather at the Some Sevit Floating Island with your summer dressed-to-impress outfits to enjoy a party with people from around the world.

Enjoy a 3-hour-long happy hour with unlimited beer and cocktails, DJing, live performances, and huge prize draws!

| How to Go: Get early bird tickets to the Summer Spring Rooftop Party at Some Sevit via Trazy!

3. Coca-Cola K-Wave Concert Inkigayo

| Where: INSPIRE Arena, Incheon
| When: June 2, 2024

Sponsored by Coca-Cola, the K-wave Concert Inkigayo promises an exhilarating experience for K-pop fans of all ages! Be part of this unforgettable K-pop event, featuring Stray Kids, aespa, ITZY, NMIXX & more!

  • Line-up: Stray Kids, ITZY, NMIXX, ZEROBASEONE (7 members), aespa, ATEEZ & more

| How to Go: Book our convenient ticket & transfer service from Seoul!

4. Busan One Asia Festival (BOF)

| Where: Busan Asiad Stadium, Busan
| When: June 8~9, 2024

The 2024 Busan One Asia Festival is a mega Hallyu event where you can enjoy various cultural programs including K-pop concerts, exhibitions, and fan meetings. With our tour package, you can not only explore top destinations in Busan but also enjoy the highlight of the festival, the K-pop concert featuring the hottest K-pop artists from the best seats!

  • Line-up: ZEROBASEONE, BoyNextDoor, Billlie, Super Junior D&E, god, n.SSign, H1-Key, Lun8, NOWADAYS & more

| How to Go: Book Trazy’s standing ticket with various transfer options (KTX ticket from Seoul, Round-trip transportation from/to Seoul/Busan, and Busan City Tour Bus).

5. Gwanghwamun K-pop Concert & Jeollanamdo Tourism Expo

| Where: Gwanghwamun Square
| When: June 17th

Hosted by Jeollanamdo Tourism, this year’s Jeollanamdo World Tourism and Culture Expo is happening at Gwanghwamun Square – Experience various booths on the best of Jeollanamdo and even enjoy an exclusive K-pop concert concert!

  • Line-up: Highlight, KISS OF LIFE, Choi Yu Ree, W24, The Wind, and KoN

| How to Go: Book your ticket for the Jeollanamdo World Tourism and Culture Expo& Kpop Concert via Trazy!

6. Gangneung Danoje Festival

| Where: Gangneung City, Gangwon-do Province (eastern part of Korea)
| When: June 6~13, 2024

Gangneung Danoje Festival is one of the biggest folk festivals in Korea and is listed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. During the festival, you will be able to witness the shamanistic ritual of the Joseon Dynasty and enjoy folk performances, Korean traditional wrestling called ‘ssireum‘, and many other cultural events.

Check out the top things to do in Gangueng!

7. League of Legends LCK Summer Regular Season Match – T1 Home Ground 

| Where: Goyang Sono Arena
| When: June 29th

Experience the thrill of live League of Legends action at the T1 Homeground during the 2024 LCK Summer Regular Season. Witness the legendary T1 team battle it out against top LCK competitors in their home arena.

Enjoy a 3-hour-long happy hour with unlimited beer and cocktails, DJing, live performances, and huge prize draws!

| How to Go: Reserve your tickets to join the Home Ground and cheer for T1 via Trazy!

8. Buyeo Seodong Lotus Flower Festival

| Where: Buyeo, Chungcheongnam-do Province
| When: July 5~7, 2024

Another stunning festival for flower lovers! Buyeo Seodong Lotus Flower Festival was actually selected as one of the “10 Outstanding Festivals” by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Korea. Buyeo, where the festival takes place, is a “Baekje Historic Area” designated by UNESCO. You can witness 50 different types of lotus flowers and water plants blooming in the pond during the summer.

Come spend a romantic day appreciating 10 million lotus flowers during the day and colorful lantern lights at night!

| How to Go: Join Trazy’s 1-day tour from Seoul and enjoy Buyeo Seodong Lotus Festival & Jeonju Hanok Village!

9. Water Bomb Festival in Seoul

| Where: Kintex
| When: July 5~7, 2024

This year, the Water Bomb Festival will return with even more powerful water explosions and an awesome lineup. For those new to the festival, it is the best water festival with the best dance music scene, where festival-goers can choose either Team Green or Team Yellow, team up with their favorite artists, and soak up the targets with water guns.

This year’s line-up includes ZICO, JAY PARK, SIMON DOMINIC, CRUSH, CHANGMO, TAEMIN, HWASA, SUNMI, NAYEON, KWON EUNBI, JESSI, CHUNG HA, and many more!

10. Boryeong Mud Festival

| Where: Daecheon Beach, Boryeong City
| When: July 19~August 4, 2024

For international travelers, there is nothing quite like Boryeong Mud Festival. It is Korea’s one of the largest and most popular festivals, which should be on top of the list for all festival-goers this summer. At the festival, visitors can enjoy a variety of mud-based activities such as mud slides, mud pits, a mud prison, a giant mud bath, a mud swimming pool, and plenty more.

| How to Go: For anyone hoping to go to the festival, here’s a great ticket+shuttle package from Seoul.

11. 2024 SBS Summer Gayo Daejeon Summer

| Where: INSPIRE Arena
| When: July 21, 2024

The SBS Gayo Daejeon (SBS Music Awards) returns this summer as Korea’s premier half-year music event highlighting the biggest achievements in the K-pop industry. This summer extravaganza will be held on July 21st and promises an unforgettable night filled with performances and special stages by your favorite K-pop artists!

| How to Go: Book SBS Summer Gayo Daejeon Transfer Package that departs from downtown Seoul (Myeongdong or Hongdae)

12. Hwacheon Tomato Festival

| Where: Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon-do Province (eastern part of Korea)
| When: TBA

Hwacheon Tomato Festival is one of the most unique summer festivals in Korea. You can enjoy a variety of fun and exciting events and activities with home-grown fresh tomatoes while making unforgettable memories with friends and family.

| How to Go: Book Hwacheon Tomato Festival Shuttle Bus Package that departs from downtown Seoul (Myeongdong, Hongdae)!

13. Gangwon-do East Sea Overnight Sunrise Party

| Where: Nine Beach, Gangown-do
| When: TBA

Get ready to party on a beautiful private beach in Donghae, located on the east coast of Korea! This summer, SBS M&C is hosting an overnight beach EDM party every Saturday at one of the most popular sunrise spots in Korea. With optional surfing lessons available before the party, this is the perfect summer getaway for party lovers and surfers!

| How to Go: Join the hassle-free shuttle bus package from Seoul via Trazy! The package includes a round-trip shuttle bus, English-speaking staff, party admission ticket with 1 free drink, and a 2-hour basic group surf lesson (optional). 

14. Gapyeong Water Park

| Where: Blue Shark Water Park in Gapyeong
| When: Until September 30, 2024

Explore a variety of exciting water park ticket packages that cater to all adventure seekers! Gapyeong is a popular location for water sports among locals, as featured in various TV shows. Enjoy unlimited all-day access to fun water activities from inflatable water slides to paddle boats.

Additionally, there are a variety of extra programs including a jet boat tour and water skiing beginner’s courses. Lodging is also available for those who want to end their day with an overnight stay at the park guesthouse.

| How to Go: Join a water park ticket package via Trazy, which is perfect for thrill seekers and outdoor lovers!

15. Siheung Wave Park & Sunset Yacht Tour

| Where: Wave Park, Siheung
| When: TBA

Enjoy shopping, surfing, and a breathtaking yacht tour all in one day in Siheung with EG Tour Bus! This tour takes you to three major attractions, Siheung Premium Outlets, Siheung Wave Park, and Jeongok Port. Wave Park is a luxury marine complex that provides waves for all levels. Also, you’ll get to experience a stunning sunset yacht tour at Jeongok Port!

| How to Go: Join EG Tour Bus’ 1-day tour from Seoul or a shuttle bus package from Seoul with a surfing lesson option!

16. Suncheon Bay International Garden Expo

| Where: Suncheon, Jeollanam-do
| When: TBA

Visit Suncheon Bay International Garden Expo on a 1-day tour from Busan! This is a renowned horticultural exhibition that showcases beautiful gardens designed by international landscape architects. You’ll get to visit Suncheon Bay National Garden, where you can enjoy various flower exhibitions, and Suncheon Bay Wetland, a coastal wetland that boasts dense reed fields and vast tidal flats.

| How to Go: Join a 1-day tour from Busan and appreciate a world-class exhibition held to celebrate the Suncheon Bay National Garden’s 10th anniversary.

17.Bonghwa Euneo (Sweetfish) Festival

| Where: Bonghwa, Gyeongsangbuk-do
| When: Jul 28th

The Bonghwa Sweetfish Festival is an annual celebration held in Bonghwa, a county in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. It honors the region’s sweetfish, a local delicacy, and features various activities and events centered around this beloved fish including; sweetfish races, catching & cooking your own fish and traditional games and performances.

| How to Go: Join a round-trip shuttle from Hongdae or Myeongdondg, visit the famous Baekdugean National Arboretum, and catch your own sweetfish in Bonghwa!


BONUS: MBC Show! Music Core in Japan – VIP Package

| Where: Belluna Dome, Japan
| When: Jun 29th~ 30th

MBC Show! Music Core is hosting its 2024 mid-year celebration in Japan this year; Featuring a star-studded line-up of some of the most popular K-pop artists, performing their latest hits, this event is a cannot-miss!


Need more inspiration for summer fun? Find more ideas and awesome things to do in Korea on Trazy.com, Korea’s #1 Travel Shop!

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Boryeong Mud Festival
Sinchon Water Gun Festival
Water Bomb Festival 

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